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Oct 4, 2012 4:30pm PDT
million in fake bills. today's acon, annound by the justice department, stretched from brooklyn to los angeles. >> this is something i think we see at a variety of levels. we see it among people who are health care professionals who take oaths to provide care and do no harm, and in fact they are doing great harm. we are going after people, whatever their positions, whatever their levels, to make sure we hold them accountable. >> gary can trell is the deputy inspector general for investigation at health and human services with us fom our washington, d.c. bureau. how sophisticated were these schemes that the government alleged today? >> today's schemes involved the gamut from straight up fraud to very sophisticated schemes involving sometimes the provision of services that are simply masked as legitimate services. and sometimes billed at rates that are higher than the services that were delivered. and in many cases not necessary services. so that the schemes run the gamut across the country this time. >> 430 million dollars in all, what hopes are there to recover any of that money? >> we
Oct 4, 2012 6:30pm EDT
, and next week break ground on a second store near los angeles. in his chicago office today, co- founder michael donahue told me there will be a lot more to lyfe. >> we're looking at new york, we're looking in chicago, and we're looking at a few other major markets. if i put the map on the wall, you could pick them. >> reporter: obviously, in california, you have people who are more health conscious, so this kind of idea would sell very well there. but can it sell in the midwest? can it sell in the east coast? can it sell in the south? >> we believe 100%. at the end of the day, we want to go where you mitigate risk, where the people are open-minded to it, and we believe there are pockets of it in every location and every city in america. but when you start a new concept, go where you believe it's going to be the most successful and you mitigate some of that risk. >> reporter: now, you're looking to source locally, correct? >> correct. >> reporter: how difficult is it to do that? it sounds very expensive. >> you have to look at the etymology, the beginning of trends, and when the consumer
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